MapR and Informatica Integrate Offerings

Maria Deutscher | March 9th

Commercial Hadoop distributor MapR and BI software maker Informatica announced a big data partnership through which they have integrated their offerings to provide a few additional advantages to customers. MapR’s Hadoop distro is integrated...»

AppMobi’s New directCanvas SDK for Android Rolls Out to Accelerate Games by 1000%

Kristina Farrah | March 9th

AppMobi announced Wednesday the public beta of the much-awaited new directCanvas HTML5 Acceleration SDK for Android OS at the 2012 Game Developers Conference (GDC12) in San Francisco. It will accelerate screen refresh rates by more than 10


Poll: What Digital Tools Do You Use to Collaborate in a DevOps Environment?

Klint Finley | March 9th

The need for developers and operations to work more closely together is a key part of DevOps. But how do you get everyone on the same page? Since the early days of groupware at Lotus there's been...»

14 Million Jobs Precipitate from the Cloud by 2015 [Report]

Cherr Aira | March 9th

Over the next three years, cloud computing will see massive growth, and along with this comes an explosion in labor demands. A Microsoft-commissioned study, in cooperation with analytics firm IDC, revealed that the cloud...»

Nimble Gets Tighter with the VMware Family

Maria Deutscher | March 9th

Nimble Storage announced that new VDI reference architectures powered by the company’s CS-Series arrays have been made available via the VMware View Rapid Desktop Program to customers of the virtualization giant.

“The program enables

Google Cloud Storage Review – Cloud Middlemen Flock to New Service

John Furrier | March 9th

Recently, a number of cloud gateway startups ranging from StorSimple, TwinStrata and Panzura pledged their allegiance to Google’s cloud storage offering to try and diversify the clouds they support. As of this writing...»

Best Android Security Apps Revealed: Is Your Device Really Safe?

Mellisa Tolentino | March 9th

In an earlier report we covered  AV-Test’s latest research, which featured the best mobile security apps.  The findings came from the rowing issue regarding Android’s weak security such as the recent adware...»

Cloudera’s Latest Community Contribution: HBaseCon

Maria Deutscher | March 9th

Big data firm Cloudera announced that it will be host the first HBaseCon in San Francisco on May 22, 2012. The 2012 gathering will focus on (as the name implies) HBase, the distributed database...»

Dropbox Gets A New Look for the Web and Shows Again Why Simplicity is Its Secret Weapon

Alex Williams | March 8th

Dropbox has made its Web site simpler to use with easier sorting capabilities, an improved presentation layer for photos and a similar drag and drop experience as it provides on the desktop.

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Dropbox designers used the...»

FTC to Western Digital: If You Want Hitachi So Bad, Sell Assets To Toshiba

Cherr Aira | March 8th

To say that negotiations are protracted is an understatement. It was almost the same time last year when I covered this story. Western Digital was all set and ready to dole out billions of cash and...»